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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Toilet paper, related household items

Toilet paper, related household items, the No. 475 import by value totaled $44.25 million for the month of October, $452.92 million through October of 2018, and $459.87 million for all of 2017, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$149.32 M
2Mexico$97.59 M
3Indonesia$94.05 M
4Italy$50.42 M
5China$13.74 M
6South Korea$11.87 M
7France$8.1 M
8Germany$5.19 M
9Brazil$4.79 M
10Chile$3.17 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $452.92 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $97,443,204
2Port of Los Angeles $70,299,393
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $68,289,291
4Port of Newark $34,769,059
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $22,422,790
6Port of Houston $21,968,622
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $19,360,037
8Port of Calais, Maine $17,940,271
9Port of Virginia $16,325,360
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $15,834,362

U.S. imports of Toilet paper, related household items increased 20.04 percent through October to $452.92 million

U.S. imports of Toilet paper, related household items increased 20.04 percent from $377.31 million to $452.92 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 475 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 488 for the last full year with a total value of $459.87 million, a $17.23 million, 3.61 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $149,320,271
2Mexico $97,588,140
3Indonesia $94,046,816
4Italy $50,417,889
5China $13,735,560
6South Korea $11,866,846
7France $8,099,729
8Germany $5,187,048
9Brazil $4,791,489
10Chile $3,165,910

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $16,269,476
2Buffalo $14,244,571
3Los Angeles $13,753,380
4Detroit $10,769,709
5Portland, Maine $4,976,780
6Atlanta/Savannah $4,148,087
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $3,708,068
8New York City $2,993,697
9Houston $2,441,814
10Seattle $2,230,785

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 65.38 percent compared to last year to $97.44 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 28.26 percent compared to last year to $70.3 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 7.98 percent compared to last year to $68.29 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 6.85 percent compared to last year to $34.77 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 40.66 percent compared to last year to $22.42 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 Canada decreased $1.87 million, 1.24 percent, (32.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $38.33 million, 64.69 percent, (21.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Indonesia increased $24.76 million, 35.73 percent, (20.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $32.7 million, 184.56 percent, (11.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $4.75 million, 25.71 percent, (3.03 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.44 percent of all these Toilet paper, related household items imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $405.11 million of the $452.92 million total.

All totaled, 64.74 percent of all these Toilet paper, related household items imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $293.22 million of the $452.92 million total